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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

CONMED CORPORATION Milford, CT

Company
CONMED CORPORATION
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3381
Location
Milford, CT
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576195788

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Product Manager

Summary of Position:The Product Manager will be responsible for the global growth of defined products within the incredible Airseal product line. Primary focus will be the successful global commercialization of products through support of sales short term and long term strategic projects as assigned. Close collaboration with other marketing, sales and R&D personnel is required. Activities include but are not limited to, product launch, sales collateral development, customer education for products and procedures, sales support, KOL development, & analyzing program analysis, metrics and market data. This individual is expected to ensure the execution and support of the corporate operating plan and company objectives. He/She should have a clear understanding of marketing principles, good project management skills and excellent communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities: Experience and knowledge of the laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery market. Work with field sales force to promote products and identify opportunities for product improvements Participate in sales force training and national sales meetingsWork with sales, marketing and financial team members to create and implement pricing/financial programsInitiate and coordinate product launches and execute activities in collaboration with clinical, R&D and sales teamsMaintain and distribute competitive information to field sales and managementDevelop and execute product positioning and branding strategy which will result in SurgiQuest products becoming the standard of care in the laparoscopic surgery marketCreate promotional, educational, clinical and other support programs and materials. Evaluate the effectiveness of such programs and recommend improvements or changesDevelop detailed plans to launch new procedures including, timing, field and customer training Develop and update competitive intelligence and establish product positioning, sales force training and education that incorporates competitive intelligenceDevelop close surgeon relationships and new KOLs for the benefit of the companyResponsible for management of assigned expenses within budgetOther duties and responsibilities as directed by managerMinimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required; MBA preferred3-5+ years related experience in successful marketing and sales roles in the medical device industry. Strong knowledge of surgery, with laparoscopic experience preferredSkills:Ability to project a professional image and strong leadership skillsDemonstrate strong organizational and communication skillsDemonstrated ability to build relationships with sales teams and physiciansProven ability to execute projects within timeline and budgetGood strategic ability, creative thinkerGood interpersonal skills and understanding of surgical procedures and clinical needsThorough knowledge of surgeon and sales education processMust have working knowledge of Microsoft Office including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and graphicsNormal office conditions with 25-40% Travel (including international and some weekends) Benefits Be rewardedCONMED offers competitive compensationExcellent healthcare including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverageShort & long term disability plus life insurance – cost paid fully by CONMEDRetirement Savings Plan (401K) – company match dollar for dollar up to 7%Employee stock purchase plan – allows stock purchases at discounted priceTuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate level coursesAbout CONMEDGet inCONMED Corporation is a progressive, global medical device company. Through thoughtful leadership, innovation and team work, we are changing the future of medicine. Our 3,500 employees worldwide make meaningful contributions, positively impact the business, and advance in their careers as our company and product portfolio grows. We are a leader in Orthopedics, General Surgery, Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, and Anesthesiology and our employees enjoy challenging and diverse job opportunities across these varied specializations. We are headquartered in upstate New York with additional domestic facilities in FL, CA, MA, NJ, CO, and GA. We have an international presence in more than 20 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Latin America, Asia, North America, and the Middle East. CONMED is an Equal Opportunity Employer & an Affirmative Action Employer

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Additional Benefits

• CONMED offers competitive compensation
• Excellent healthcare including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
• Short & long term disability plus life insurance – cost paid fully by CONMED
• Retirement Savings Plan (401K) – company match dollar for dollar up to 7%
• Employee stock purchase plan – allows stock purchases at discounted price
• Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate level courses